20 resources for teaching and practicing parts of speech

Learning the difference between the various parts of speech – nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections – can be tedious and confusing for any language learner.

Nevertheless, a clear and thorough understanding of the parts of speech is a necessary step in helping to prepare your learners for future success in speaking, writing and reading English , so a major goal for you as a teacher is to get them to a point where they are able to identify and use all eight parts of speech without difficulty.

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‘Students’ by @yearinthelifeof (me) from ELTPics

In my experience, this is something that needs constant, steady work in – and outside of – class. Rather than spending the whole lessons working on the parts of speech, intersperse activities and games to make things fun and interesting. Here is a collection of freely available materials I’ve found which you can use in your classes…

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14 Responses to 20 resources for teaching and practicing parts of speech

  1. Anne Njeri Ngugi says:

    Thank you so much for your continued support in my teaching of English. You have helped make my work both easier and a lot more enjoyable and fun. Thank you.

  2. Nahida El Ahmadieh says:

    Thank you for PDF and files’ resources about parts of speech

  3. Md. Mofizul Haque says:

    Hi Adam,
    Thank you very much for your untiring efforts to get all these lessons ready. I think this will help the English teachers a lot. But I have a question. Would you please help me finding ready-made worksheets on various items of grammar like this one?
    With thanks
    Md. Mofizul Haque

  4. JR Lee says:

    Hi! Thanks for these wonderful links on parts of speech. I teach parts of speech with adult learners. The obstacle course looks like a lot of fun. I’m going to try it with my next classes.

  5. Anna says:

    I found this blog to be very helpful! Thank you so much for sharing these resources! I am tutoring a young lady right now who is struggling with grasping the parts of speech. These worksheets will be very helpful to explain them to her and for her to sort it out in her head.

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